Frederiksted Health Care, Inc. (FHC) is a non-profit organization which provides primary health care services within the community of St. Croix. FHC is managed by a Board of Directors that is actively involved in the oversight and fiduciary responsibilities of FHC. We are directed by a patient majority governing board; thus, we belong to the community.
FHC, Inc. is a NHSC and NurseCorps approved site. HPSA scores are Primary 19, Dental 20, Mental Health 19.
FHC is a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC). FQHC’s are community health centers which ensure that all members of the community have access to health care. Community health centers have the commitment, experience and tools necessary to respond to community problems. FQHC’s are tasked to provide comprehensive primary care services to all members of the community and are very much concerned and respond to the socioeconomic needs of the communities we serve. FHC promotes and offers sliding fee discounts based on income and family size in an effort to make health care affordable for those who are uninsured or underinsured.
FHC offers primary medical care, walk-in services, non-emergent services, laboratory, behavioral health services, HIV testing, prevention, treatment and counseling, Ob/Gyn, prenatal, pediatrics, optometry, pediatric and general dentistry, nutritionist, hypertension, cholesterol, diabetes screening and management. FHC also offers case management support services through our Ryan White Part C services for persons living with HIV & AIDS; education and prevention of HIV/AIDS, harm reduction interventions and Outreach and Enrollment services.
As a community health center, our medical, behavioral health and dental providers serve patients who present with more chronic diseases and socio-economic complexities. FHC, Inc. is a NHSC and NurseCorps approved site. HPSA scores are Primary 19, Dental 20, Mental Health 19.